Sana Jaffrey

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Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

Research Profile

Vigilantism, police reform, political violence, violence data

Asia, Indonesia
English, Indonesian, Urdu

Peer-reviewed Publications:
• “Scale Tactics: Researching Political Development and Violence in Indonesia” (with Dan Slater), Review of Southeast Asian Studies, forthcoming (2019)
• “Violence and Regimes in Asia: Capable States and Durable Settlements” (with Dan Slater). In The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia. The Asia Foundation, September 2017
• "When Large Conflicts Subside: The Ebbs and Flow of Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia" (with Ashutosh Varshney and Patrick Barron), Journal of East Asian Studies 16, no. 2, 2016
• “How Large Conflicts Subside: Evidence from Indonesia” with Ashutosh Varshney and Patrick Barron, Indonesian Social Development Paper, World Bank, paper no. 19, 2014
• “Final Reflections: Looking Back Moving Forward” (with Ashutosh Varshney, Patrick Barron and Blair Palmer) in Collective Violence in Indonesia Ashutosh Varshney (ed), 2010

Research Blogs:
• “Civic structures and uncivil demands in Indonesia”, New Mandala, April 23, 2018
• “Between persecution and prosecution: vigilantes, the state and the politics of offence” (with Siswo Mulyartono), Indonesia at Melbourne, June 21, 2017
• “Justice by Numbers: The rising specter of vigilantism in Indonesia”, New Mandala, January 12, 2017
• “Marveling at Indonesian Democracy in Myanmar: Why bold reforms are critical for success”, New Mandala, December 8, 2016
• “Street Power and Local Elections in Indonesia” (with Ihsan Ali Fauzi), New Mandala, April 5, 2016